Join our friendly team of volunteers and do something positive for your local community.

Anyone can volunteer. It doesn’t matter what your skills, experience or background are or how time you have to give.

Why volunteer?

Volunteering can provide you with skills for future employment.
You will be making a real difference supporting those with brain and spinal injuries.
You will meet new like-minded people.

How can you volunteer?


There’s so much more to fundraising than rattling a bucket. It’s fun, rewarding and an opportunity to meet new people.

Help raise money for BASIC by:

  • Organising or helping to run an event
  • Promoting our work by giving talks, writing letters or applying for funding
  • Get involved in our fundraising events
  • Charity Collection

Our Centre

Our centre offers many roles from serving customers in our cafe and charity shop to helping on our reception welcoming new and existing clients.

Cafe Volunteer – Help run and serve customers at our Food for Thought cafe.

Shop Volunteer – Help manage stock and sell items in our small charity shop

Reception Volunteer

Volunteering for young people

Volunteering is a great opportunity to make a real difference while adding something great to your CV. It doesn’t matter if you’ve got one hour or six months – we will have something you can do


Are you looking for a job in the charity sector? or looking to develop your professional skills in Marketing and Communications then we can help. From 6weeks to 6 months we have a range of opportunities for you.

As an intern you could be developing a project, conducting research or planning an event.

For more information on internships please contact: pete@basiccharity.org.uk 

For more information on how you can get involved and support BASIC email: tara@basiccharity.org.uk